F1 Team Hit By Computer Virus So how easy would it be to hack a car? Well very easy as it turns out.. Daily Mail – Hack a Prius So I’m expecting it’s only a matter of time before the State decides these sort of dongles are mandatory for our own safety. Finally I love […]
I hope they have updated their Operational Risk and ICAAP disclosures as well Banks spent $172m on reissuing credit cards affected by Target breach – Banking Business Review.
It’s the wolf of wall street but based in Canary Wharf. & I’d argue hardly the worst breach ever but the Mail has to sell papers A stolen database of 27,000 Barclays (BCS) client files has been sold to unscrupulous dealers who are using the information to pressure investors into scams, Mail Online reports. Leaked […]
So you’re ill & now your computer is feeling your pain! If you are worried about your website being compromised give IP Sentinel a call NHS.uk compromised, many pages are serving malware and re-directing to advertisements : unitedkingdom.
Starbucks has been storing the passwords for its mobile-payment app, along with geolocation data, in clear text. The credentials were stored in such a way that anyone with access to the phone can see the passwords and usernames by connecting the phone to a PC. (No hacking of the phone is necessary). The app also […]
In a study of 40 iOS banking apps from a a variety of countries across the world security apparently wasn’t a requirement! 40% of the audited apps do not bother to validate the authenticity of SSL certificates presented by the Banks web back end. Other than why bother with SSL if you’re not going to […]
Suspected “Eastern European” organised criminals have committed the heist according to the FBI Exclusive: More well-known U.S. retailers victims of cyber attacks – sources | Reuters.
Staysure breaking one of the basic rules of PCI-DSS by storing the 3 digit card verification value (CVV) with the Card Number and identification details of users The ICO can issue a fine of up to £500,000. They have been “made aware” of the situation. Let’s see if they have any teeth! Travel insurer admits […]
Looking at the Department for Business Innovation & Skills 2013 Information Security Breaches Survey It states that 93% of large organisations suffered a data breach in 2013 87% of smaller businesses suffered a data breach, up from 76% in 2012. This supports the comments of some security experts, who state that small to medium businesses […]
Spear Phishing as it is known is a highly effective method of Identity Theft or malware delivery. In one fund I worked at we had a 67% success rate a week after telling staff it was happening and that they shouldn’t open it. In this case “Almost everybody who received the email took the bait,” […]